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  Danielle Bassett Receives 2014 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship
 
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced Wednesday that Danielle Bassett, Skirkanich Assistant Professor of Innovation in Bioengineering, has been selected as a 2014 MacArthur Fellow. The fellowship, often referred to as a “Genius Grant,” provides funding for creative, innovative, path-breaking work in a broad range of scholarly and artistic fields.
 
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  Penn Engineering’s Summer Undergraduate Research Programs Deliver Inspired Results
 

While many students vacationed during the summer months, some on campus at Penn Engineering were conducting extraordinary research. The School offers three programs, which allow undergraduate students the rare opportunity to participate in research with Penn faculty members over the course of 10 weeks.

 
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  Penn Engineers Advance Understanding of Graphene’s Friction Properties
 

An interdisciplinary team from Penn Engineering has made a discovery regarding the surface properties of graphene, the Nobel-prize winning material that consists of an atomically thin sheet of carbon atoms.
 
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  Portonovo Ayyaswamy Receives the 2014 ASME/AIChE Max Jakob Memorial Award
 
Portonovo Ayyaswamy, Asa Whitney Professor of Dynamical Engineering in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the Max Jakob Memorial Award for his "outstanding contributions to the science and art of heat and mass transfer."
 
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Penn Engineering's Designers and Creators

Penn Engineering undergraduates are expanding the boundaries of their knowledge and pushing technological limits while working on computer control systems that are used in cars, rockets, and robotics with ESE prof Rahul Mangharam. Watch Now!

Crystals That Can Switch Configurations

John Crocker’s team has made a crystal that rearranges itself into a stronger, more stable configuration, all by changing the mix of DNA strands on the spheres' exterior.Check it out!

Penn Engineering's Collaborative Culture:

Penn Engineering undergraduates have collaborative hands-on experiences building robots while working in the lab with MEAM prof Mark Yim. Watch now!

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